Meaning:Man of hire; There is reward
Yisachar is a form of biblical Issachar, a masculine name of Hebrew origin. Possibly derived from ish sakar or yesh sakar, Yisachar adopts the meanings “man of hire” and “there is reward” respectively. Issachar appears in the Book of Genesis as the fifth son of Leah and Jacob. Fathering the Tribe of Issachar of the Twelve Tribes of Israel, this community was particularly known for its scholarly members and credited for creating the Israelite calendar. With a crisp, academic flair and centuries of history to back it, Yisachar is a worthy choice for bookish parents wishing to welcome baby to their faith.

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